Friday, 18 October 2019

Tag Archives: New Zealand

ICC unveil practice match schedule for Women’s World Cup

LONDON: Defending champions Australia will face South Africa and Pakistan in warm-up matches prior to this year’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup in England and Wales, it has been announced. The ICC has published the warm-up schedule for the eight competing nations, with games due to be played ...

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Pakistan wins hockey series against Black Sticks

  WAIRARAPA: On Pakistan Day, the national hockey team won the 5-test series against New Zealand, after holding the home side to a 1-1 draw in the last and fifth test at Carterton, Wairarapa. According to information  Pakistan continued with their impressive form and drew the final test at the ...

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Ross Taylor ton helps New Zealand past South Africa

CHRISTCHURCH: A Ross Taylor century helped New Zealand to a six-run victory to end South Africa’s long winning run and square their one-day international series. Taylor’s unbeaten 102 saw the Black Caps to 289-4 after they were put in to bat at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Wednesday. Jimmy Neesham ...

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Pakistan strike twice before rain halts Test

HAMILTON: New Zealand reached 77-2 against Pakistan before rain forced day one of the second and final Test to be abandoned after just 21 overs in Hamilton on Friday. The players took lunch 15 minutes early as the skies opened, with Jeet Raval on 35 and Ross Taylor on 29 ...

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PCB asks Misbah to continue as skipper for Australia tour

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked long-serving Test captain, Misbah-ul-Haq to lead the national team till the tour of Australia after which it would look into appointing his successor. According to a reliable source in the board, Misbah was asked to continue as captain until the series in ...

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Williamson keen on following attacking blueprint

CHRISTCHURCH:  The pitch is a vivid green, and the forecast is for rain, but bury caution, Kane Williamson said; “freedom” is his call to action with the bat. The reasoning is simple: it is what has worked for New Zealand at home, in the past. Thrashed in India, and beaten ...

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New Zealand search for first series win against Pakistan since 1985

CHRISTCHURCH: 12 Consecutive undefeated Test series for Pakistan against New Zealand (including one-off Tests) – they have won seven and drawn five. The only ongoing streak of undefeated Test series between two of the top eight teams is South Africa’s run of 15 unbeaten series against New Zealand. Australia also ...

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Two dead after NZ quake, residents flee tsunami

CHRISTCHURCH:  At least two people were killed and more fatalities were feared after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand just after midnight Monday, while residents in coastal areas fled following tsunami warnings. As dawn broke there was scant information from many rural villages in the South Island, which were ...

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Pakistan teams ‘safe’ after NZ earthquake

CHRISTCHURCH: All members of the Pakistan cricket team are safe in Nelson after an earthquake of high intensity hit New Zealand, their manager Wasim Bari has confirmed. Pakistan were in Nelson to play a three-day tour game before the first Test, scheduled to begin in Christchurch on November 17. The ...

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Misbah thinking about retirement

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he will consider retirement after the conclusion of the series in New Zealand and Australia later this season. Misbah recently overtook Imran Khan as the most capped captain in Pakistan’s cricket history when he played his 49th Test as skipper against the ...

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